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run for the rosesA college football game or series of games played with the ultimate goal of qualifying for the championship Rose Bowl game.Rate it:

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run for the rosesA hard-fought competition or demanding challenge of any kind.Rate it:

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run for the rosesNickname for the Kentucky Derby horse race.Rate it:

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bed of rosesA comfortable or luxurious position.Rate it:

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bed of rosesA pleasant or easy situation.Rate it:

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come up rosesTo enter into a condition or situation which is favorable; to develop in a pleasing or advantageous manner.Rate it:

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roses are redThe start of a generic poem about love.Rate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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hit a home runAccomplish a difficult task, design a spectacular approach, display an outstanding solution.Rate it:

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run aboutTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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run awayTo flee by running.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.Rate it:

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the course of true love never did run smoothThere will always be problems in a relationship.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.Rate it:

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dry runA practice; a rehearsal.Rate it:

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run acrossTo cross by running.Rate it:

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run afterTo chase.Rate it:

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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.Rate it:

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run away withTo be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.Rate it:

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run byTo repeat some information.Rate it:

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run inAlternative spelling of run-in.Rate it:

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run offTo flee or depart quickly.Rate it:

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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.Rate it:

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run off withTo steal or abscond.Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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run overTo briefly describe.Rate it:

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run throughTo go through by running.Rate it:

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run throughTo pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.Rate it:

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run toTo reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes.Rate it:

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run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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run intoTo enter by running.Rate it:

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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.Rate it:

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run awayTo leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.Rate it:

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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.Rate it:

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run byTo inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea.Rate it:

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run downTo criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.Rate it:

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run intoTo cause to collide with.Rate it:

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run into the groundTo mismanage to the point of ruin.Rate it:

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run offTo write something quickly.Rate it:

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run onTo continue without interruption.Rate it:

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run onTo continue talking for a long time.Rate it:

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run outAlternative spelling of runout.Rate it:

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run overTo overflow.Rate it:

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run throughTo briefly summarise.Rate it:

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